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Quiz #262 - 7th April 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What country produces the wine Vinho Verde?
2.On This Day Just a few weeks into the Iraq War, U.S. troops captured Baghdad on this day, 7th April, in what year?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What is the name of the human syndrome characterised by multiple physical and vocal tics, often causing the sufferer to uncontrollably shout obscenities?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1962)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the name of the annual long-distance sled dog race run in early March from Anchorage to Nome in Alaska, more than 1000 miles?
6.Geography What two European countries are separated by the Kattegat strait?
7.Anagram TORTURE FRESH NERD is an anagram of what pioneering nuclear physicist?
8.Logos What well known manufacturer has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music A virtually unknown American vocalist and guitarist died in November 1996 of melanoma, but gained worldwide recognition four years later after her songs were played by the BBC. She has since had three UK number 1 records and charted top 10 positions in Australia, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Switzerland. What is her name?
10.History In what year did the Titanic sink?
11.Entertainment Who is the antagonist of Walt Disney's 1959 film Sleeping Beauty and the main protagonist in the 2014 live-action film starring Angelina Jolie in the title role?
12.General Knowledge What nationality is WikiLeaks' editor-in-chief Julian Assange?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known song title. (3 word answer)

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What is the name of the city in Kenya whose University College was attacked by Somalian Al-Shabaab militants on Thursday, killing 149 and wounding 79?
3.Science & Nature What animal is feared by a hippophobe?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1974)

5.Sport & Leisure The strategy board game Reversi, played on a 8x8 board, is marketed under the name of what Shakespearean character?
6.Geography What country has the world's largest domestic sheep population?
7.Art & Literature What Charles Dickens' character was born on a Friday in March in the early 19th century, and was the pet of his mother Clara and faithful nursemaid Peggotty?
8.Flags What South American country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 80s-90s boy band includes brothers Jonathan and Jordan Knight?
10.History What famous aircraft had the registration number D-LZ129?
11.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1960s TV western The Virginian?
12.Music What music pioneer and inventor was born Lester William Polsfuss on 9th June 1915?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'C' describes a French sauce typically made of mushrooms, shallots, white wine and herbs?
2.In This Year In this year: U.S. President Bill Clinton was inaugurated for his second term; The English Patient won Best Picture at the 69th Academy Awards; and the United Kingdom handed sovereignty of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'F' is used to describe the large, divided leaves of ferns and other similar plants?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1989)

5.Sport & Leisure What landlocked European country, often excelling in fencing and water polo, has won more Olympic medals than any other nation that has never hosted the Games?
6.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1960s TV series Danger Man? (titled Secret Agent in the United States, and Destination Danger and John Drake in other non-UK markets)
7.Art & Literature Since turned into a common phrase, who wrote the 1961 novel Catch-22?
8.Geography What African country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Released in March 1974, what is the title of this Queen album?

Round 3 Question 9

10.Anagram BONER WAY LANKY is an anagram of what U.S. state capital and the state it is capital of?
11.Entertainment Name this 1988 film and the actor speaking who won an Oscar for his performance.

12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

Round 3 Question 12



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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase. (2 word answer - 8,10)

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What country is the "+1" of the P5+1; the group of six world powers who made a preliminary deal with Iran over its nuclear program last week?
3.Science & Nature What painful condition, characterised by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis, is caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the blood?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2009)

5.Sport & Leisure Derived from 'hat trick'; in baseball, what derogatory term is used to describe a player's inglorious feat of striking out four times in a single game?
6.Geography After the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, what self-supporting observation tower is the second tallest structure in the world?
7.Art & Literature In the Harry Potter books, what word is used to describe people lacking any sort of magical ability and not born into the magical world?
8.Landmarks This large hydroelectric dam in the Zambezi river basin between Zambia and Zimbabwe is named after the gorge in which it sits. It also gives its name to the lake it created, the largest man-made lake in the world. What is it called?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What is the first line of Wayne Fontana and The Mindbenders' 1965 song The Game of Love? (10 words)
10.History What world renowned organisation was established during an international conference held in Baghdad, Iraq on 10-14th September 1960?
11.Entertainment What is the title of the 1976 film about the Watergate scandal starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman as Washington Post reporters Woodward and Bernstein?
12.Art & Literature In the beginning of what century did Michelangelo unveil his famous statue of David?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 7th April 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionInvented by him the the previous year, John Walker, an English chemist, sold the first friction match on this day, 7th April, in what year?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
No Debbie 10½ 8 9 10 45
Fad Suckers 8 8 43½
Drunken Layabouts 7 10 10 43


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